Racing Victoria chief executive Bernard Saundry will stand down at the end of the year.
Japanese stayer Curren Mirotic is being readied for an assault on the Melbourne Cup and Tommy Berry is in the box seat for the ride.
Brisbane Cup bound Real Love and Junoob are set to clash again in the Group 3 $125,000 Channel Seven Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.
Benzini’s first-up performance in Australia will determine the shape of his Queensland winter carnival campaign.
He was simply known as ‘The Chief’ – especially in Brisbane and absolutely at Doomben.
Last Saturday’s Morphettville winner Runway Star is a good chance of heading to Queensland to take on Group 1 company in the $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Club Tiara (1400m) at Eagle Farm on June 25.
Mongolian Khan, the first horse in history to win ATC Australian Derby, New Zealand Derby and Caulfield Cup has been secured by Windsor Park Stud and will stand at the Cambridge nursery this spring.
Accomplished country trainer Barbara Joseph is confident she has the superior form lines and a weight advantage for stable newcomer Wonderbolt in a strong $40,000 TAB Highway Plate over 1100m at Royal Randwick on Saturday.
Jockey Damian Browne is confident that Queensland Oaks fancy Falkenberg can run the distance of the 2400m fillies’ classic even though she is bred to be a sprinter.
Black type filly Duchess Kate has joined the champion Australian stable of Chris Waller.
Just a week after outriding his apprentices’ claim, Rory Hutchings will have two Group Three rides at the feature Doomben meeting for his boss Chris Waller.
A Shin Hikari is set to overtake Winx as the leader in the world’s best racehorse rankings in 2016, after a stunning performance in France on Tuesday.
The person least concerned about Azkadellia drawing the outside gate for the Doomben 10000 is her trainer Ciaron Maher.
Sunshine Coast trainer Stuart Kendrick has given the go ahead for his filly Divine Centuri to take on the older horses in the Group 1 $750,000 James Boag’s Premium Doomben 10000 (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.